The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 9 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Python 15 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.15% 7.14% 22.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 16.67% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 22
Median daily rate £450 £463 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £362 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
Python
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.09% 42.86% 57.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 52
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Python.

1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) DV Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 13 (48.15%) Selenium
5 12 (44.44%) ISEB
6 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
7 9 (33.33%) SDLC
7 9 (33.33%) Ruby
7 9 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 8 (29.63%) HP
8 8 (29.63%) Ant
9 7 (25.93%) Unix
9 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Release Management
10 6 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
10 6 (22.22%) Maven
11 5 (18.52%) Scrum
11 5 (18.52%) OO
11 5 (18.52%) Perl
11 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
11 5 (18.52%) Open Source
11 5 (18.52%) Atlassian

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) Ant
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 6 (22.22%) Maven
4 5 (18.52%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
5 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.11%) Hudson
7 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.41%) Gradle
8 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.70%) EasyMock
8 1 (3.70%) JMeter
8 1 (3.70%) JUnit
8 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.70%) Subversion
8 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Test Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) EJB
1 4 (14.81%) Java EE
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) JMS
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) JSF
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) SDLC
3 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Release Management
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) MapReduce
7 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 3 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
3 9 (33.33%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) DV Cleared
3 15 (55.56%) ISTQB
4 12 (44.44%) ISEB
5 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
2 5 (18.52%) Cloudera
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) SAP